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Another American connection: CD Roda's Jaime Miralles now playing in Vermont

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I imagine you didn't know we have an ex-Villarreal canterano playing for the University of Vermont!

After news of Mukwelle Akale, an American playing in Villarreal's youth system, here is a slightly different story.

Jaime Miralles is an 18-year old striker, from Vinarós, north of Vila-real and Castellón, just in the Valencian Community.

He came up through the youth ranks with Villarreal, spent last year with our affiliate club CD Roda, finishing in their Juvenil A club which competed in the Division of Honor.  He's received a scholarship to study at the University of Vermont, and will be playing for the Catamounts as an NCAA Division I soccer player next year.

We wish Jaime well, and we hope he adapts quickly to the Burlington, Vermont winter (I guarantee it is nothing like that in Vila-real, Roda, or Vinarós, and I hope someone introduces him to LL Bean).  And if any of our readers happen to take a trip up that way and see him in action, let us know.